A banner, bearing the portrait of Ahmed El Kheir, hangs on a tent outside the army headquarters in Khartoum on Monday. Agence France-Presse
The UAE said on Wednesday it supported an “orderly” transition in Sudan where military leaders who toppled veteran president Omar Al Bashir are locked in a standoff with protesters demanding civilian rule.
Protest leaders were to hold talks on Saturday with Sudan’s military rulers who have so far resisted calls to transfer power to a civilian administration, leading figures in the protest movement said.
Sudan’s military leader vowed on Sunday the army was committed to handing power to the people, as a protesters’ deadline for unveiling a rival civilian council loomed.
Police said the truck was believed to have come from Bulgaria and to have entered Britain at Holyhead in Wales on Saturday. The driver, a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.
Regional authorities say that the rainfall caused power cuts that affected some 20,000 people. Some 40 roads in the region where cut off and several rivers burst their banks and flooded nearby streets.
Two men were killed in an apparent hand grenade explosion in downtown Kiev, Ukrainian police said on Wednesday. The blast that left two men dead and also one woman injured happened late on Tuesday
A video of a popular children's song in Lebanon has gone viral on social media after protesters in Beirut spontaneously sang the hit number to calm a toddler caught in the midst of noisy demonstrations. The boy has watched the full performance wide-eyed.